April 1st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
A decade ago, wind power was already basically cost-competitive with conventional power sources, utility-scale solar was significantly more expensive but starting to bloom, and electric vehicles were hardly a blip on the horizon and basically unknown to most of us. How did that change in the past 10 years
February 5th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan
Someone has gone and created a simple little Tesla video game in which you can walk around, watch videos about Tesla, talk to a Tesla-loving "CyberGirl," click through to Tesla.com using the game creator's referral code link, listen to cyber Elon Musk and Franz Holzhausen relay some useful statements that real Elon and Franz made, and more. My favorite part is zipping into the sky for a good view of the city on a definite non-Tesla vehicle
February 3rd, 2020 | by Carolyn Fortuna
How did LeBron James' celebrity endorsement of the Hummer EV during Super Bowl LIV change its gas-guzzling image
January 18th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland
The world's fossil fuel vehicle sales have continued to freefall in 2019, dropping by around 4.35 million, or some 4.7%, compared to 2018, accelerating a now inexorable trend. Global electric vehicle sales meanwhile have continued to rise, with 2019 EV market share reaching 4.7% in China and 3.8% in Europe
January 13th, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland
2019 electric vehicle market share in the world's largest auto market, China, increased from 4.5% to 4.7%, even after a significant trimming of incentives from July
December 16th, 2019 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen
What is happening in the Netherlands is illustrative of what is going to happen in the surrounding countries. The key to understanding this is a European phenomenon (tax loophole) — company cars for private use
December 13th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Steve Carlisle, president of Cadillac, told the press this week his division could be making only electric cars by 2030. Emphasis on "could."
December 9th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Chris Paine, director of the movie Who Killed The Electric Car, shared some thoughts on the EV revolution with Forbes recently. Many of our readers will agree with his views.
August 3rd, 2019 | by Matt Pressman
Elon Musk is consistently accused of being late. Sure, Tesla typically takes longer to launch its electric cars than Musk's overzealous timelines. But no one can argue with his sense of urgency to expedite EVs to market. On the other hand, how are legacy automakers faring in their race to go electric
July 8th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
The US is heading for a down year in auto sales. The only bright spot is Tesla. So why is everyone bashing the one company that is succeeding at building US-made cars with American workers?
June 18th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Klaus Zellmer, CEO of Porsche Cars North America, says the EV revolution is real and is moving fast. Recent sales figures seem to support his claim.
May 30th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
The 2019 IEA electric car report predicts there will be 250 million EVs on the road worldwide by 2025 under the best case scenario, 130 million with less optimistic assumptions. Either is good news, but the world really needs to strive for the best case scenario.
February 28th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
Jeep says it is prepared to invest $4.5 billion in new or upgraded manufacturing facilities in Michigan. Part of those plans include developing plug-in hybrid versions of iconic Jeep models. Will Jeep customers be interested in electrified motoring?
February 19th, 2019 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland
The China EV sales count for January 2019 is in. China recorded 91,175 passenger electric vehicle sales in the month, and around 96,000 when adding on commercial vehicles sales. Meanwhile, with total vehicle sales dropping in China almost 16% year over year this January, gasmobiles continue their inevitable fall whilst EVs inexorably rise
January 21st, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
The EV revolution continues to gather momentum as Infiniti says all its cars will be plug-in hybrids or battery electrics, Porsche and Audi say they are raising their EV production goals, and Ducati says it will have an electric motorcycle soon.
December 31st, 2018 | by Jessica Feinleib
CleanTechnica reader Jessica Feinleib spent time in Costa Rica and reports that country stands on the edge of an electric car revolution. Read more about her findings in this exclusive report.
October 13th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan
In 4 days, on Wednesday, October 17, I will be presenting and moderating panels about the EV revolution during AVERE's AEC2018 conference. In the opening plenary, I will open up the conference with four EV leaders with diverse expertise and surely useful insight to share. Here's the opening lineup
October 7th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor
How long will it take for electric vehicles to replace fossil-burners? Observing the current auto market, one might conclude that it will take quite a long time. Of over a billion vehicles on our planet’s roads today, only two million are electric, and half of those are in China. Many consumers are not even aware that an EV is a viable option
February 25th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
I've been covering the electric vehicle industry obsessively for several years now. I've published thousands of articles on this tech. Yet, a few old articles from years ago still stand out to me and often come to mind
February 2nd, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
This 11th and final article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report from CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, [&hellip
February 1st, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
In this 10th and nearly final article pulled from Electric Cars: What Early Adopters & First Followers Want — a new report [&hellip
January 24th, 2016 | by Zachary Shahan
We here at CleanTechnica, EV Obsession, and GAS2 are launching our first report. It’s a report that was made possible by the thousands [&hellip
December 8th, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan
Originally published on EV Obsession. Some good people at Urban Foresight, the International Energy Agency, the Electric Vehicles Initiative, and Clean Energy [&hellip